Posts By: Hannah O'Brien

We’re hiring! Team Support role available with Girl Geek Academy

by Hannah O'Brien • April 17, 2019

  Girl Geek Academy is a global movement teaching one million women to build the internet by 2025. Led by five women cofounders, we are working to increase the number of women with successful technology and games careers. Our programs include hackathons, school holiday workshops, career incubators, work experience programs and corporate collaborations that aim […]


Rochedale State High School girls get geeky at AI and Machine Learning workshop

by Hannah O'Brien • November 13, 2018

This article was written by Priya Pereira, an amazing Girl Geek and student from Rochedale High School who organised this workshop for her peers. Go Priya! On Friday, 19 October 2018, a group of female high school students went to the State Library of Queensland for an AI and Machine Learning workshop. The seminar was […]


Exciting new workshops are on at ACMI this September!

by Hannah O'Brien • September 5, 2018

We’ve got two new workshops happening at ACMI these school holidays – but they aren’t just for kids! We have introduced these short workshops to give you a taste of technology you might be keen to explore but not quite sure where to start or if it’s for you.  They’re relaxed, fun, and a great […]


Aylin Ahmet – From Melbourne to Silicon Valley and back again

by Hannah O'Brien • February 22, 2018

Working in a Silicon Valley startup is on many a founders’ wishlist – but Aylin Ahmet made it happen. After leaving the corporate world and gaining startup experience as a product manager in both Melbourne and Sydney she has spent the last three and a half years in San Francisco before being drawn back to […]


Building A Tech Startup With No Technical Founders – How We Did It (PauseFest 2018)

by Hannah O'Brien • February 8, 2018

Girl Geek Academy is at PauseFest 2018 – Australasia’s premier creative, tech and business event. We’ll be sharing our insights & takeaways here, but you can also follow along on Twitter! Building A Tech Startup With No Technical Founders – How We Did It And What We’ve Learned Panelists: Danielle Bodinnar, CEO, Karista Pete Saunders, […]


Navigating #Startupland (Pausefest 2018)

by Hannah O'Brien • February 8, 2018

Girl Geek Academy is at PauseFest 2018 – Australasia’s premier creative, tech and business event. We’ll be sharing our insights & takeaways here, but you can also follow along on Twitter! Navigating #Startupland Panelists: Kate Cornick, CEO, LaunchVic Rachael Neumann, Board Member, StartupAus Jonathan Farrer, Partner, Corrs Chambers Westgarth Moderated by John Chambers, Founder, Tappl The startup […]


New School Rules – Driving Innovation in Education (PauseFest 2018)

by Hannah O'Brien • February 7, 2018

Girl Geek Academy is at PauseFest 2018 – Australasia’s premier creative, tech and business event. We’ll be sharing our insights & takeaways here, but you can also follow along on Twitter! New School Rules – A Panel On Driving Innovation in Education Panelists: Sarah Moran, Co-founder and CEO of Girl Geek Academy Daizy Maan, Program Manager of […]


Top Ten Mistakes of Entrepreneurs with Guy Kawasaki (PauseFest 2018)

by Hannah O'Brien • February 7, 2018

Girl Geek Academy is at PauseFest 2018 – Australasia’s premier creative, tech and business event. We’ll be sharing our insights & takeaways here, but you can also follow along on Twitter! Top Ten Mistakes of Entrepreneurs with Guy Kawasaki When Guy Kawasaki became the Chief Evangelist for Canva we were thrilled that this industry heavyweight was […]


Meet Our $15,500 General Assembly Scholarship Winner!

by Hannah O'Brien • November 16, 2017

General Assembly in partnership with Girl Geek Academy are proud to announce the winner of their second Web Development Immersive Scholarship. The scholarship was established in 2016 in order to help boost the number of women developers in Australia, to inspire more women to become technology innovators and to give them the confidence and skills […]


Girl Geek Academy opens up #SheHacks to corporate Australia

by Hannah O'Brien • June 13, 2017

Do you know some amazing women in your workplace, but rarely get the chance to work with them directly? #SheHacks is happening July 14-16, and you’re invited to make the most of this unique professional development experience – shehacks.com.au We’re pleased to announce that we’ve introduced a first of its kind corporate program into our #SheHacks initiative, […]